Jörg Ruff

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Jörg Ruff is a corporate associate in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

He focuses on all aspects of German business and corporate law and advises corporate clients, private equity and venture capital funds as well as other financial investors on national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, public takeovers and corporate reorganizations.

Handelsblatt Best Lawyers lists Jörg among the “Ones to Watch” 2022 for M&A and corporate law in Germany.


Thought Leadership


Germany: Private Equity, The Legal 500: Private Equity Comparative Guide, 5th ed. 2023 (together with Dr. Hendrik Braun; the full chapter is available here)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018Germany


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Higher Regional Court of DusseldorfSecond State Examination2018
  • London School of Economics and Political ScienceLL.M.2014
  • University of MünsterFirst State Examination2013